Ruma Biswas

Executive Coach & Facilitator

About this Coach

She is a Senior Executive Coach who is open and perceptive as she listens to her clients in order to build strong alliances. She is fully dedicated and supportive of them in an effective and positive way as they identify and work towards achieving their individual development goals.

This coach’s background as an executive, along with her wealth of experience working in various industries, makes her particularly successful with senior-level managers and team leaders. She has coached in a variety of industry settings, including IT, legal, trading, research, education, construction, electronics, petrochemical, pharmaceutical, nonprofit and finance. Her areas of expertise include personal and leadership development. She has authored two books about career coaching and co-authored one book about group coaching.


  • Professional Certified Coach (ICF), (2019)
  • BA with Counselling Psychology major from Seoul Cyber University (2018)
  • CTI’s Fundamentals of Co-active Coaching from CTI Korea (2012)
  • Professional Certified Corporate Coach from Corporate Coach U Korea (2012)
  • Core Essential Fast Track Program from Coach U Korea (2011)
  • Management Consulting certificate from Seoul Business Agency (2011)
  • Knowledge-based HRD Consulting certificate from IGM (2011)
  • Professional Coachcertificate by the Korea Coach Association (2011)
  • Advanced Management Program from Korea University (2005)
  • MBA from the University of Calgary in Canada(1994)
  • BA with Statistics major from Korea University (1985)
  • Adjunct Professor, Kookmin University, Business School, Leadership and Coaching MBA

Expertise / Services Provided

  • Design and Delivery of Workshop and Group Coaching
  • Executive Coaching
  • Culture Change in Organizations
  • Career Coaching

Assessments / Tools

  • Harrison Assessmentscertified
  • Forte Communication Style Profile certified
  • TrueProgress 360 Degree Assessment
  • PTC Team Coaching Assessment
  • POA Optimism Assessment


  • English
  • Korean

Corporate Experience

  • 30 years experience in several industries. Global strategic account director at ExxonMobil Corp.; Overseas project finance director at Busan Savings Bank; MBA and career development centredirector at Korea University Business School(KUBS); Systems engineer at Koryo Systems. Latest position was an adjunct professor and the industry-academic collaboration director at KUBS.
  • Social services.  Policy Planning Commission at Ministry of Gender Equality and Family; Government-invested and -funded Institutions; Audit Commission at Seoul Metropolitan Government

International Exposure

  • Born and raised in Korea
  • MBA and working in Canada
  • Regional Product Manager in Singapore ExxonMobil HQ

Selection of Clients

Executive Coaching / Seminars / Workshops

  • LG U+
  • Samsung Electronics
  • Dusan Group
  • VISA
  • Met Life
  • Hana Bank
  • Amore Pacific
  • Bayer Korea

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